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How much does blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) cost?

How much does blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) cost? | Beverly HillsBlepharoplasty (eyelid lift surgery) is usually undertaken as elective plastic surgery procedure to rejuvenate the appearance of droopy and tired looking eyes.

Therefore, the patient will likely not receive insurance coverage for this elective surgery. This makes the cost a vital starting point for many patients considering blepharoplasty.

During the pre-operative consultation, the surgeon will inform the patient on various facets of the eyelid lift surgery, including its approximate costs. Reliable board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Roger Tsai provides eyelid surgery to patients in West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA, and surrounding communities across the landscape.

 

Aspects Impacting the Price Tag

Lower and upper eyelid blepharoplasty sticker price may vary between practices. The location of the practice impacts the costs of the procedure. The monetary amount of cosmetic procedures such as eyelid lift surgery will typically be higher in busy metropolitan regions or prime urban centers in comparison to smaller towns in the interior regions.

Certain factors that can influence the overall price tag of the eyelid lift cosmetic surgery are the quality standards of the treatment, individualized care and attention, the use of advanced technology, and the expertise of the staff. The choice of surgical venues such as a hospital, a private surgical suite, or an ambulatory surgical center will also impact the dollar amount.

The fees of the surgeon can vary depending on their skills, expertise, and experience in the area of facial plastic surgery. In case the services of an anesthesiologist or a nurse anesthetist are required, it will affect the overall costs as well.  

Certain patients may need an upper or lower eyelid lift surgery while others may require both. Sometimes the blepharoplasty may be performed along with other nonsurgical or surgical procedures such as fat transfer, brow lift, dermal fillers, or Botox.

The financial sacrifice will differ in each case, and the patient may be able to get a special rate or rebate if they choose to undergo a combination of procedures.

 

Insurance

In general, blepharoplasty is considered elective surgery. However, a notable exception is when the patient suffers from ptosis. Ptosis causes the eyelids to droop heavily which may lead to vision obstructions. In such cases, the patient may able to receive partial or full insurance coverage.

It is wise for the patient to discuss with their insurance provider beforehand in case of ptosis. The surgeon’s staff may be able to provide the patient assistance and information on the insurance formalities and documentation.

 

Financing

The practice may accept payment via major credit cards for the blepharoplasty procedure. The patient can choose from various financing options such as bank loans, loans from friends and family, or financing from medical care financing companies offering loans exclusively for medical purposes.

These firms typically provide more competitive rates of interest, quicker loan approvals, and convenient monthly installments of up to 60 months. Caring cosmetic surgeon Dr. Roger Tsai receives patients from West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA, and other suburbs and cities in this part of America for eyelid surgery.

For more information on cosmetic plastic surgery procedures and treatments by Beverly Hills board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Roger Tsai, MD please click here or call us at 310.276.1190. Taking patients from Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Orange County, Southern California and other surrounding cities.

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